Hello! It’s time for my July reads, including two novels set in Ireland, and a fantastic flash fiction collection. And I would love to hear which books you are enjoying this summer?
Hello reading friends! It’s that’s time again, when I share a round-up of last month’s reading. As days brighten, I tend to pull away from dark, gothic reads and return to some of my favourite contemporary fiction writers – David Nicholls, Kate Hewitt and Catherine Miller. Whilst Kiley Reid’s debut was one that kept croppingContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… MARCH 2021”
Hello reading friends! Spring has definitely sprung here in northern Scotland, as the days lengthen and the sun has reappeared. I was even lucky enough to spot a woodpecker scouting my garden. And given February is traditionally the month of romance, I’m pleased to share that all of this month’s reading have longing at theirContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… FEBRUARY 2021”
Hello reading friends! As the clocks went back here in Scotland, autumn tightened its grip and we battened down for the first couple of storms of the season. And although I love the restorative power of spending time surrounded by nature, the wild weather also gave me an excuse (who needs an excuse?) to snuggleContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… OCTOBER 2020”
Hello reading friends! One look at my August reads and you may be forgiven for assuming I’m obsessed with Tom Hanks. And perhaps I am – just a bit. I’ve loved his movies for years and found his warm, gravelly voice perfect for the narration of Ann Patchett’s, The Dutch House. Naturally, the next stepContinue reading “RAE’S READING ROUND-UP FOR… AUGUST 2020”